Jessie Strong

Female4 June 1874–

Brief Life History of Jessie

When Jessie Strong was born on 4 June 1874, in Greenville, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George W. Strong, was 23 and her mother, Isabella Reed, was 26. She married Thomas Newton McFeaters on 18 August 1897, in Tyrone, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Cherryhill Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Tyrone, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

Edward K Sheets
1872–1924
Jessie Strong
1874–
Marriage: 1907
George Strong Sheets
1908–1992
George W Sheets
1909–

Sources (6)

  • Jessie Sheets in household of George W Strong, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie M. Strong, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Jessie M Sheets in household of George W Strong, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1907United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 3

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 31

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English strong(e), strang(e) ‘strong, powerful’ (Old English strang).

    Americanized form of French Trahan .

    Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish Stark .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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